Day: 3 May 2018

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Hayley Marsten “Money Can’t Buy Class” (2018)

May 3, 2018

Continuing to spur on the positive momentum generated around her Lonestar EP, Gladstone based country artist Hayley Marsten releases her new music video for “Money Can’t Buy Class” this week. In the same way Taylor Swift has made bank off crafting early country-pop songs about broken relationships and nasty ends to them, Marsten takes an individual who had […]

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Listen to the first piece of new music from Mammal in eight years, “Community”

May 3, 2018

Following their successful return to the live stage last year, Mammal have gone further than a one-off reunion gig and have released their first piece of new material in eight years in “Community” and have announced an extensive tour to boot. Promising a rambunctious return to form when they start the tour in June, the  band has […]

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Jonathan Zawada’s Metathemagical work to light up the Opera House during Vivid Sydney

May 3, 2018

Jonathan Zawada will have the sails of the Sydney Opera House when Vivid Sydney comes calling this month, bringing the specially-commissioned piece Metamethemagical to life. The 3D light sculpture will debut at 6pm on May 25th, traversing themes of science, nature and culture. Having already established himself as an artist in demand and is renowned for his […]

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Interview: Frank Turner talks about kindness and the perils of politics in the age of social media

May 3, 2018

With his new album Be More Kind out tomorrow, we check in with one of our favourites, Frank Turner, to find out some more about the new record and his thoughts as a creative in an ever changing social climate. You’ve mentioned numerous times that Be More Kind is taken from Leçons de ténèbres by Clive James – what […]

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Film Review: Breath (Australia, 2017) thrives on deflecting expectation and wallowing in its own ethereal state

May 3, 2018

After a near two-decade absence from the Australian film industry, Simon Baker makes a glorious (ahem) splash with the soulful Breath.  Taking cue from the evocative descriptions set about in Tim Winton‘s 2008 novel, Baker proves both assured and affectionate as he takes directorial duties for an equally vivid and placid coming-of-age tale that benefits […]

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Melbourne’s trendy Coburg is getting an eye-catching new design hotel

May 3, 2018

IHG and Barnes Capital will be doing things a bit (actually, a lot) differently when they collaborate to open a new Holiday Inn in the increasingly trendy Melbourne suburb of Coburg. Moving away from the hotel brand’s established aesthetic, Holiday Inn Melbourne Coburg will be focused on modern unexpected design, with an eye-catching façade of […]

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Virgin Australia vs Air New Zealand: Whose Premium Economy is Better to LAX?

May 3, 2018

Following the recent break up of long time allies Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand – in my opinion the best airlines who fly the Pacific route – it’s become pertinent for allies of the airline to pick sides. Some will stick with whichever one they have Frequent Flyer status with (Virgin’s Velocity proving miles […]

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9 shows you’d be mad to miss at this year’s Anywhere Festival in Queensland

May 3, 2018

Anywhere Festival returns to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast for a jam-packed seventh year, boldly breaking shows out of the confines of the theatre and putting them on just about anywhere. From local shops and bars to train stations and burnt out skate arenas, no location is off limits for Anywhere’s collection of emerging artists […]

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